Industrial Relations Act 1946

Definitions generally.


3.In this Act—

the expression “the Court” means the Labour Court;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce;

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act;

the expression “registered joint industrial council” has the meaning given to it by section 59 of this Act;

the expression “trade dispute” means any dispute or difference between employers and workers or between workers and workers connected with the employment or non-employment, or the terms of the employment, or with the conditions of employment, of any person F1[and includes any such dispute or difference between employers and workers where the employment has ceased,];

the expression “trade union” means a trade union which is the holder of a negotiation licence granted under the Trade Union Act, 1941 (No. 22 of 1941).




Inserted (1.08.2015) by Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (27/2015), s. 40, S.I. No. 329 of 2015.